PIETRO, Patsy “Babe”

PIETRO, Patsy “Babe”, 88, of Rayland, died Monday, August 5, 2013, at Ohio Valley Hospital.

He was born December 25, 1924 in Rayland, a son of the late Joseph and Theresa (Cutrone) Pietro and was a Catholic by faith.

Patsy was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel mill in Mingo Junction. In 1942, he went in to the U.S. Army and fought in the Battle of the Bulge.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Pasquale, Octavious and Tony, and his sisters, Josephine Morocco and Phyllis Pevarski.

Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Leona (Estep) Pietro, his sisters, Ann Julian of Tiltonsville, Mary Bayardi and Vivian Suter of Rayland, several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Borkoski Funeral Home in Tiltonsville.

Full military honors will be conducted at 10:45 a.m. Friday by the Belmont County Council of the VFW at the funeral home followed by the funeral service. Msgr. George Coyne will officiate. Burial in Upland Cemetery, Yorkville.